Services

Innovate Legal is a business transaction firm.  We provide solutions for new and established companies across a wide range of industries including Social Enterprise, Construction & Design-Build, Real Estate, and Renewable Energy.  Our service offering is not only informed by our legal training and application, but also by our experiences managing businesses in these fields.

Practice Areas:

Business Formation

Our most basic and core objective is to create a strong foundation and platform for businesses to launch from.  This begins by by choosing the best entity and set of terms to represent the unique goals of each business.  We help our clients transform ideas into a viable business by offering the following services:

 

  • Entity Selection and Registration

  • Corporate By-laws

  • Operating & Partnership Agreements

  • Shareholder Agreements

  • Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure, and Non-Compete Agreements

  • Other Entity Related Policies

Business Transactions & Contracts

Contracts connect businesses and people and represent their interests as they engage in transactions.  Our background in the business sector helps us view each situation through the eyes of the client first.  We have provided negotation and drafting support for the following transactions/contracts:

 

  • Service & Product Agreements

  • Vendor Agreements

  • Construction Contracts & Subcontracts

  • License Agreements

  • Terms of Use & Privacy Agreements

  • Equity Term Sheets

  • Leases

  • Promissory Notes & Loan Contracts

  • Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements

 

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is often a business' most valuable asset.  We offer solutions to protect these assests and leverage their value for continued business growth.  We offer our clients the following IP services:

 

  • Copyright Registration

  • Trademark Registration

  • Trademark Search

  • Licensing Agreements and related contracts

  • IP Disputes

  • Cease & Desist

Employment

People are what set businesses apart and comprise their uniqe value offering.  We create tools that help our clients attract top talent.  We will help define relationships with employees, incentivize their performance, and align their interests with priorities of the company.  We have drafted the following documents for our clients:

 

  • Employment Agreement

  • Independent Contractor Agreement

  • Equity & Employee Benefits Plan

  • Employee Incentive Plan

  • Employee Policies & Handbooks

 
Fields of Expertise:

Real Estate

We work closely with different brokerage firms on both residential and commercial transactions.  We've also worked as a developer establishing concept, raising capital, and contributing to design-build.

 

Design-Build

Our Attorneys have worked in the design-build industry with a sustainability focused construction company in various capacities including business development, project management and legal counsel.

 

Renewable Energy

We have contributed to the launch of Solar PV design & installation company and have experience with all business phases including financing, design, and technology in both residential and commercial applications.

 

Social Enterprise

We have launched and operated a first of its kind social enterprise that functioned as a lifestyle & fashion brand and served low-income youth as an entrepreneurship incubator and career development program.